Parent Newsletter: 7/29/2019
An Update from the Athletics Department
Registration for Fall Sports Is Now Open!
The official start day for high school fall sports is Monday, August 12. There will be no official practices before that date. All students must be fully registered before they can practice, participate, and/or tryout. Grade school and junior high practices begin the first day of school on Monday, August 26.

Please register online as early as possible at https://aggieathletics.org/registration/ . Early registration helps us determine the number of teams we offer and ensures we have enough equipment on hand at the beginning of the season. Registration will end Wednesday, August 14 for grade school and junior high sports.

A few notes on registration:
-There will be no exceptions to the sports qualifying physical examination requirement. Be sure to complete your physical as soon as possible! Sports qualifying physicals can be brought in or emailed to the Athletic Director . Only students participating on a high school team are required to have a physical.
-Financial Assistance is available. Please email  mstreitz@saintagnesschool.org  for more information.
- Please read the directions on the registration page. When finished, remember to hit the β€˜PAY LATER’ button; you will be directed to a screen and continue with payment later.
-Students in Grades 7-8 participating in 9-12 programs (including Boys and Girls Soccer, Cross Country, and Girls Swimming) must register through the high school registration page.

High School Fall Sports Team Meeting Night is Thursday, August 1
Parents and Athletes are invited to our Fall Sports Team Meeting and Registration Night on Thursday, August 1 in the Helene Houle Auditorium. This event begins at 6:45 PM and should conclude by 8:15 PM. All fall head coaches will be present to conduct individual team meetings.

High School Sports Offered & Fee Structure
All High School practices begin on Monday, August 12:
-Girls Soccer, TBD: Mstreitz@saintagnesschool.org $95.
-Boys Soccer, Coach Dylan Mason: Dylan.mason@alumni.augsburg.edu $95.
-Boys & Girls Cross Country, Coach Sarah Ennis: sennis@saintagnesschool.org $95.
-Football, Coach Tom Flood: tflood@saintagnesschool.org $125.
-Volleyball, Coach Connie Kiedrowski: ckiedrowski@montage72.com $95.
-Cheerleading, Dana Jefferson: danajeffers28@gmail.com $95.
-Girls Swimming, Coach Amy Croonquist: acroonquist01@gmail.com $125. 

Please feel free to contact me with any questions. Go Aggies!
Athletics & Activities Director
651-925-8705
Highlights of the Week
Aggie Open Raises Over $31,000 for Athletics Department
Huge shout-out to everyone who golfed, dined, donated, and volunteered at this year's Aggie Open!β›³πŸ™Œ We raised a profit of more than $31,000 for Aggie Athletics!⚽🏐🏈 πŸ€πŸ₯ŽβšΎ On behalf of our coaches, student-athletes, and school, THANK YOU!  #GoAggies

If you were unable to participate and would still like to make a donation to the Athletics Department, please visit this link . View our wish list to see how you can help our Aggie Athletics Department grow!
Upcoming Events
9-12 Fall Sports Team Meeting Night - Thursday, August 1
High School Athletes and Parents: Please join us for fall sports team meetings and registration on Thursday, August 1! Enter through the Main Office doors (Lafond Avenue) to join us in the Helene Houle Auditorium. The program will begin at 6:45 PM and conclude by 8:15 PM. All fall head coaches will conduct individual team meetings at this event. Please contact our Athletics & Activities Director, Mike Streitz , with questions at 651-925-8705.
Freshman Picnic - Wednesday, August 7
All freshman and their parents are invited to attend a picnic at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, August 7! This is an informal opportunity to meet classmates, other parents, and members of the administration before the start of the school year. Join the Aggies at Roseville's Central Park in the Jaycees Shelter at 2540 Lexington Avenue North. Please contact our Admissions Director, Mr. Joseph Olson , at 651-925-8803 with questions.
Attention Incoming Seniors and Parents: College Application Orientation - Thursday, August 8
On the heels of our annual College Application Boot Camp, we will host a College Application Orientation for ALL incoming Seniors  and their parents. We will discuss important details involved in the process of applying to college, ensuring that the Class of 2020 will be prepared to complete their applications late this summer and into the fall. This is optional, but we strongly encourage all students and parents to attend.  Please note  that this is available to all Seniors, not only those registered for Boot Camp.
What:  College Application Orientation
Who:  Students in the Class of 2020 and their parents
When:   Thursday, August 8
               11:00 AM – 12:00 PM - Presentation, with time for Q & A
Where: Saint Agnes School, Helene Houle Auditorium
Questions:  Please contact Mrs. Rachel Kemp , Counselor
Parent Welcome Fiesta - Tuesday, August 13
Parents, please join us for the annual Welcome Fiesta on Tuesday, August 13! Stop by anytime between 4:30 and 7:30 PM to greet new parents, get reacquainted with those you have already met, and complete school business, all while enjoying a buffet of quesadillas and homemade salsa. The Welcome Fiesta is a parent-only event.

Volunteers are needed to help in various areas, from salsa prep work on Monday to grilling or working a station at the Fiesta. Please consider lending a hand as we welcome our parents. See the sign-up for more details. Please contact Advancement Associate Mary Appel at 651-925-8811 with questions.
VIRTUS Safe Environment Training - Monday, August 19
There will be a VIRTUS Protecting God’s Children training session for new employees and new volunteers at the Church of Saint Agnes in Schuler Hall (Lower Level) starting promptly at 5:00 PM on Monday, August 19.  Please arrive 10-15 minutes early to check-in . All are welcome to attend VIRTUS training sessions, but attendees must pre-register at www.virtusonline.org
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Please see the VIRTUS guide to complete registration and other Essential Three (E3) requirements (Background Check/123B, Code of Conduct, and additional Safe Environment training). New Volunteer packets with forms and VIRTUS guide are also located in the school and parish offices.  Contact Annette Beaudry at 651-925-8826 with any questions or if the session is marked as full.
Parents
Summer Mailing #2
Your household will receive a packet in the mail this week with important information for the upcoming school year. For your convenience, we have also posted these documents electronically on our website . Please let us know if you have any feedback or questions regarding the summer mailing by contacting the  Main Office  at 651-925-8700 (Monday-Thursday from 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM).
Quick Links from Past Weeks
Saint Agnes Carpool: Families interested in carpooling, please fill out  this form . In mid-August, we will send you a list of the families living in your area who are also looking for carpool opportunities. Please contact Mrs. Becca DeMarais in the Main Office with questions.
Aggie Apparel Discount: Now through Wednesday, July 31, use code   SUMMER19   at checkout to receive 20% off when you place an order of $80 or more. Pick your product, pick your color, add your favorite Aggie logo, and it ships directly to your front door. Visit our Sideline Store   here .
Host Family Opportunity: Interested in becoming a host family for international students? Please  contact KoAm Coordinator Nicole Riebe at 651-468-8691. To start your application online, visit the KoAm website at  h ttp://www.koameduall.org  and click on β€œBecoming a Host Family."
Graduating Seniors and Alumni : Your theater talent is requested for β€œ Catholic Young Adults: The Musical, ” being performed at Saint Agnes in November! To sign up for auditions or learn more, go to www.cyamusical.com
K-8 Families: Apply for Aim Higher tuition-assistance scholarships by Sunday, August 4 through this summer application . Please contact the Admissions Office with questions at 651-925-8803.
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